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DEFINITIONS OF ACTIVITY
1. Teaching

Teaching Activities (Publicly and Non-Publicly Funded):  Delivery of Lectures  Delivery of Seminars/Tutorials (small group, one-to-one sessions; project, workshops and laboratory supervision)  Assessment Related Activities (preparation of assessment, marking, examining, external examining). To include invigilation of examinations including external examining (both at own and other institutions).  Preparation for Teaching/Scholarly Activity (Updating lecture materials, preparing materials for an agreed new course, reading relevant subject material, engaging in scholarly activity with colleagues from other universities with same/similar subject interest)  Student Sandwich/Placement/Fieldwork Visits and Supervision (organising student placements, visiting students on placement and providing guidance and supervision)  Supervision/Contact time for projects and dissertations (Meeting with students to provide guidance, support and advice - excluding PGR Dissertations). To include other student contact time relating to educational matters, including remedial classes and mentee meetings.  Preparation of Open Learning/Distance Learning Materials (production of paperbased/IT learning materials for off-campus students)  Projects Support - Teaching & Learning - Specific teaching related projects, allowed for by the Faculty. (e.g. ESF, Erasmus, Tempus -work on Teaching related projects sponsored through European funds)  Other to include outreach where T is the underlying activity (i.e. Teaching funded through a Teaching Company Scheme or Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
i) Publicly Funded (Including HEFC, FEFC and TTA)

Publicly funded Teaching activity is generally considered, across the sector as a whole, to be fundable, at least in part, from public funds. This would include the costs of: All UK award and credit bearing courses. All teaching activities such as ESF, Erasmus, Tempus. All levels of teaching – sub-degree (access), degree, PGT (but not PGR) higher education, further education, teacher training, NHS (nursing) etc
ii) Non-Publicly Funded

Non-publicly funded Teaching activity is generally considered, across the sector as a whole, to be funded wholly from non-public funds. This would include the costs of: Non-award or non-credit bearing courses run in the UK for overseas or NPF students (full costs short courses). Overseas courses (Franchises) – particularly applies if you are coded to a NPF Department. Other Commercial Teaching (e.g. summer schools)

2. Teaching Support

 Activities: Timetabling, admissions (interviewing, counseling, visit day involvement, induction), attendance at examination & assessment boards, preparing prospectus, pastoral support (e.g. year tutorship, counseling), schools liaison, attendance and preparation for teaching related committees (e.g. university/school/divisional committees, quality assurance meetings), preparation of management information, Teaching staff management duties, attending conferences. Initial course development (where the future of the course is not certain) and module reviews. Scholarship, professional development and other support.
3. Research

Definition: Research and experimental development as per the 1994 Frascati Manual. To cover activity with external/internal sponsors or agreed with University Management. Activities:  Laboratory, fieldwork, studio, classroom/library work. Management of projects including staff recruitment/supervision and attendance at conferences/meetings and society meetings that are directly related, informal discussions and progress reports etc. Writing research papers/books and training and supervision of all postgraduate research students including training in research methodology, review of drafts and preparation of thesis, and external examining regardless of their year of study. Collaboration with other departments or institutions in any of the above. Outreach where Research is the underlying activity (i.e. research carried out through a Teaching Company Scheme or Knowledge Transfer Partnership).
 PGR Supervision

Including Research Council, University Funded and self-funded students. Publicly Funded:  Institution funded research (Includes Funding through the HEFCE RAE fund) Research where there is no external sponsorship, whether identified as a project or not, including speculative work to investigate potential ideas/projects. These should only be included if the project is undertaken with the support/approval of the Faculty and/or Line Manager.  Research Councils e.g. ESRC; AHRB  European Union (European Commission only) This is to include the European Commission projects only; projects sponsored by EU Governments are to be included under NPF research.  UK Government Non-Publicly Funded:    UK based charities UK Industry, commerce and public corporations, EU governments and all overseas bodies EU Government Bodies (excl. European Commission) and EU Other

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Other Overseas (Non – EU) Other Sources (Non-Publicly funded)

4. Research Support

Activities:  Drafting and redrafting research proposals for new work and supporting bids to external bodies (where bids involve a significant amount of speculative research, that element can be attributed to Research).  Quality assurance e.g. related to the RAE.  Refereeing papers  Advancement of knowledge and skills related to research  Institution and department committee work supporting research (e.g. University/School/Divisional committees, quality assurance meetings)  Block time in other institutions on research exchange schemes, publicity for research facilities and opportunities  Management duties: preparation of management information, staff management  Unpaid work advising government departments or committee, professional bodies or agencies in relation to research matters.  Attendance at conferences
5. Income Generation

Definition: Other activities include direct work (i.e. work which has an identifiable income stream) that is neither T nor R.
 Consultancy (excluding private)

All consultancy services undertaken on behalf of the University.
 Other Services Rendered

All commercial activity undertaken on behalf of the University, excluding consultancy services. DUEL activity (excluding consultancy and commercial teaching) is included.
6. Support for Income Generation

Activities: Drafting and redrafting project proposals for new work and supporting bids to external bodies Negotiating contract terms and conditions with external bodies Technology transfer work that is not private, nor remunerated through the institution (e.g. supporting patent applications, license negotiations, formation of start-up companies) 7 General institutional Support (Faculty and institutional Support/ al other Support) Activities: Management and administration including membership of/participation at faculty boards, senate, institution committees etc. Management duties such as deans, head of admissions, assistant deans etc staff management; appraisal etc. Publicity; representative work on behalf of the institution or department careers advice; information returns. Quality assurance contribution to sector e.g. on (unpaid) committees or secondments to RAE panels (where the QA activity relates to T or R, e.g. for QAA or RAE reviews, then it should be charged to support for T and Support for R, respectively). Secondments, exchanges, all other tasks not attributable to other categories


				
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